Monthly Archives: June 2012

“So Easy” – Trashing Today’s Multilateralism

After a hurried return flight to Toronto, via San Francisco, I was trying to gather my thoughts and reflections on this last G20 Summit  in Los Cabos.  But before I could get there before I was “assaulted” by a piece … Continue reading

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In the Game but Wounded – The G20 at Los Cabos

    A slightly bitter gathering of G20 Leaders.  The tone was set yesterday when the Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, took a question from Toronto Sun Media reporter David Akin to push back against North American criticism of the … Continue reading

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Lightening Mood at G20 Leaders Summit Los Cabos

  The gloom so reminiscent of the collective mood of  officials and Leaders at Cannes seemed to lift this morning following the Greek election results.  Even the press conference from EU officials Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council … Continue reading

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Leaders and Outcomes in the Los Cabos G20 Summit

So I am sitting here in the freezing cold of one of the press rooms at the G20 Summit. I could go outside, of course, and I certainly won’t be freezing any longer. In any case enough of the weather … Continue reading

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Approaching Los Cabos – Waiting for Godot

  [Editor: Apologies to all for the lengthy silence. But graduation of my older daughter took precedence.  And let me just say that Princeton University knows how to conduct a graduation. Believe me!] Every rescue effort brings momentary relief to … Continue reading

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